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is made up of volunteers just trying to improve their community. >>> at 6:05. new developments in toyota's troubles. jessica doyle is live with a look at some company e-mails. >> that's right. new evidence that toyota was not on the up and up with drivers and officials about its massive safety problems. a newly recovered internal e-mail reveals deep concerns that the company wasn't dealing with the safety problems effectively and could damage toyota's reputation. on january 21st, toyota announced it would recall 2.3 million vehicles to address problems with sticking accelerator pedals in six vehicle models. it already recalled more than four million vehicles regarding gas pedals that could get stuck in floor mats but five days before the very new recall a pr executive at toyota warned colleagues that "we need to come clean." about accelerator problems. irv miller writes an internal e-mail -- this new e-mail could fan existing criticism from earlier this week. the transportation secretary hit toyota with the maximum civil fin allowable from the federal government. the transportation depar
's driver. >>> less than a week after a rare do not buy warning from consumer reports, toyota will recall nearly 10,000 lexus suvs. last week we told you about the gs 460. it found rollover dangers in the safety test. toyota owns lexus. it will recall 9400 of the suvs which went on sale in december. the announce came the same day toyota said it would pay a $60 million fine to the government for its slow response to those gas pedal problems. >> even though they are not saying they did anything wrong, paying $16.4 million, the largest fine assessed by the united states department of transportation speaks loud and clear. >> reporter: the government accused toyota of hiding problems with the gas problems and waiting four months to assure recalls. >>> it is time for "living $mart" report and jessica doyle is off saving you money on shopping. music to my ears. >> for so many of us it is really a national past time and one local retail aficionado considers shopping her sport. so we caught up with her to get her insider secret to affordable style. she says just join the club. >> i shop everywhere
is in the news now, toyota will reportedly pay more than $16 million over recent safety issues. the associated press says they will pay for a four-month delay in reporting gas pedal troops. >>> thai leaders sent troops to the business district amid fears of protests. >>> if you thought our weekend was chilly, check out this, six inches of snow fell in new hampshire. most of it should melt early in the week. >> a couple of inches of snow in killington, vermont. there is still time. >> just waiting for your forecast. >> it is a cold start to the day. we will warm up to cool levels this afternoon and this week, well, we will struggle to get to the 70-degree mark by the second half of the week but there will be a price to pay that you may not like too much. the forecast the next flee days. chilly this morning. cool this afternoon. 65. nice tomorrow near 70 in a few spots and showers with highs in the mid-60s. the momslikeme.com forecast. i have been on the weather terrace with a jacket and gloves and i'm glad i was. it is cold out there. 30s and 40s. some areas gusting over 20 miles an hour. the u
. >>> more problems from toyota. learn what it is doing after a rare warning from consumer reports. >>> and today is shaping up to be a gorgeous day weather wise. find out how long it will last. stay with 9 news now. we'll be right back. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> check out this picture. we caught an amazing orange sky last night. a gorgeous end that turned out to be a pretty nice wednesday. thank you for starting thursday with us. i'm andrea roane. meteorologist howard bernstein son the weather terrace with another gorgeous forecast for today. >> we have to get past this morning. chilly, cold in spots. a touch of fog in the valley areas and rivers but less than yesterday and i had t
, toyota. >>> and an animal rescue mission stretching half way around the world. in ten minutes why these dogs from kuwait are here in washington. >>> right now, howard bernstein is beginning our focus on maryland's weather and traffic. >> good morning. a chilly start in maryland. some readings like fort meade are down to 32 degrees right now. a little frost out there. we will see some sunshine. a lot of sunshine in fact. that is going to warm up nicely as we go throughout the day. chilly this morning. temperatures by 9:00 getting in to the 50s in most areas we will then warm up as the breeze kicks in to the low to mid-60s for the lunch hour and by afternoon upper 60s to around 067 with plenty of sunshine and westerly wind at 10 to 15 miles an hour. >>> we want to keep you posted on the accident at connecticut avenue and randolph road. all lanes are blocked but better news, looks like they are trying to clear the vehicles out of the intersection. randolph road traffic is getting by to the right. it appears here and looks like they are stopping them temporarily out here going the oth
-460 because of safety problems and now toyota told lexus dealers to stop selling the 2010 suv until the problem is fixed. in one of consumer reports emergency handling tests the suv was shown losing control in a way that could lead to a rollover, raising the risk of serious injury or death. toyota is providing a loaner car for drivers too concerned to continue to driving the gs- 460. the don't buy warning is a rarity from consumer reports. >>> fewer people are having trouble paying the mortgage. the share of people below in their mortgages dropped in the first quarter. it is a sign that the foreclosure progress has peak. a government watch dog found 169,000 homeowners have received long-term help. ten foreclosures for every home saved. >>> your twitter account could look different. get ready for ads. they will run on the top of search results. spahn twitter is trying to figure out how to make money off of the 70 million users. still no business plan for twitter but think could change things. >> could bring in a lot of money. thank you. >>> 140 characters at a time, the royal shakesp
with a new look at the fight between american car and farm made vehicles. >> toyota safety problems have had a significant impact on americans ' attitudes toward asian automakers. there's a new poll out produced by the associated press and it shows that more americans now say u.s. automobiles are better than cars made by asian countries, 38 to 33%. in 2006, americans preferred asian cars for quality, 46 to 29%. the change reflects toyota's fading reputation as well as growing respect for ford. >>> consumers are still feeling frugal and stores are stepping up. our partners at "usa today" report the demand for discounts is forcing high-end retailer to change how they do business, such as whole foods touting weekly sales and 53% of shoppers will buying most things on sale, that's up in 48% three years ago. >>> big brother is looking over your shoulder and google is helping you look back. it launched a new web tool dahled government requests that lets you pay to check on which countries are requesting user information from companies and request to delete content. google launched the tool. its yo
? right now it looks like you can still get in on some of the deals but you have to act fast. >>> toyota posted a sale of 41% for the month of march. the executives say it will continue on in april. truecar.com which tracks auto pricing expects others to follow suit. gm and other automakers saw overall car sales rise by 24%. >>> youtube is getting a makeover. 10% of users can see the new simplified format right now. it will roll out the redesign wednesday for everybody else. many of the elements have been relocated, others have changed and many new tools have been added. >>> hyundai has a gimmick that's sure to appeal to a lot of tech lovers. it will have an ipad in lieu of a printed owner's manual. hyundai hopes to sell about 3,000 of the luxury cars this year. a cool new feature, the ipad will schedule your service appointments for you. a service attendant will pick up the car from the owner and leave a loaner. they are also offering home test drives, all about the customer bhaking you feel good. >> hyundai and luxury never used to go together. >> the quality has gone up in the last
the robbers drove off in a red toyota camry. investigators are talking with other witnesses who saw them. >>> jessica doyle is off today but we have your "living $mart" headlines. as we told you yesterday morning, northrop grumman is moving its headquarters to northern virginia. governor mcdonnell made the announcement yesterday. the defense contractor is decided between two sites. one in falls church an the other in the ballston section of arlington. expect an announce this week on a merger between united and continental airlines. that's according to the chicago tribune. a deal would create the largest airline. united operates the most flights out of dulles. >>> we told you last week about the supposedly lost and leaked new iphone model. now police in california have raided a home in connection with a website which posted video of the phone. that site paid $5,000 for the phone supposedly left in a bar. the site denies any wrongdoing. >>> millions of americans are on facebook. have you updated your status yet this morning? the site has once again changed the privacy rules. in ten minutes
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